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tsuba iris



An iron tsuba representing two irises without signature.

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185,00 € tax incl.

This iron tsuba is perfect for a katana .

Technique : Openwork negatif (kagesukashi ).

Représentation  : The iris is the symbol of the month of May which is the symbol of the festival of boys (kodomo no hi 子供の日 , le 5 mai ) and is a symbol of victoryThese right petals symbolize an excellent and virtuous character that was associated with the samurai caste. Its shape is reminiscent of a phallus that links this flower to masculinity and samurai castes .

This tsuba will be sold with a magnolia box .

width7 cm
depth0,5 cm
weight94,30 g
length7,5 cm
materialstetsu (iron)
eraedo period 1603-1867

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